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How to Extend the Life of Your Christmas Tree

Nothing kills the holiday mood faster than a dead, dried out tree -- not only an eyesore, but a fire hazard, too. But with a little care and forethought, you can keep your Christmas tree fresher longe…

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12 DIY Christmas Tree Alternatives (PVC-Free!)

Uh oh. Did you forget to pick out a Christmas tree this year? The pickings are getting slim, but maybe that's for the best. Instead of a sheddy tree that you have to curb at the end of the month, you …

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Surprising Origins of 6 Christmas Traditions

  It's the most wonderful time of the year once again, but I didn't need to tell you that. It's all around -- homes are lit up, shops are decked out with trees and garlands, and you'd be hard-…

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10 Green Gifts You Can Make Today!

This holiday season, I committed myself to buy less and make more gifts. It reached my deepest resolve to share my green intentions of curbing spending, creating less unnecessary waste and generally t…

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Slow Down and Smell the Season: DIY Scents for Your Holiday Home

On a recent holiday shopping trek, I stopped into a popular home furnishings and design store and was immediately engulfed with a scent that I can only describe as an enchanted winter holiday. The sm…

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